seeds·​man | \ ˈsēdz-mən How to pronounce seedsman (audio) \

Definition of seedsman

1 : a person who sows seeds
2 : a dealer in seeds

Examples of seedsman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other American seedsmen soon followed in McDorman’s footsteps. Real Estate, "30 years of Russian influence … on our tomatoes," 11 Sep. 2019 Featured residents include wealthy seedsman Silas Robbins, Civil War chaplain John Morris, Tuskegee Airman Lemuel Custis and Connecticut State Prison warden William Willard. Courant Community, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 4 May 2017

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First Known Use of seedsman

1601, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Seedsman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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